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Halifax RCMP investigating after laser pointed at cockpit of incoming planes

The RCMP is investigating after a laser was pointed into the cockpit of two incoming airplanes at the Halifax airport and also at a vehicle Sunday evening. Police responded to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport just after 11 p.m. Police say two pilots reported that a green laser had been pointed directly into the cockpit of two planes as they were landing at the airport. “Such actions are dangerous and jeopardize the safety of the passengers and crew on these flights,” said Halifax District RCMP Cpl. Dal Hutchinson. Officers searchedRead More


Iraq relocates hundreds of foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants to Baghdad

ERBIL/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi authorities have moved hundreds of foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants from a detention center in northern Iraq to Baghdad, citing security concerns and the difficulties of keeping them in a remote location. A black sign belonging to Islamic State militants is seen on the road in Al-Al-Fateha military airport south of Hawija, Iraq, October 2, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES – RC1592DECE40 Local officials, security and aid agency sources said more than 800 women and children — mostly from Turkey, EuropeRead More


Kids gather in Ottawa to develop Canadian Children’s Charter

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Monday, November 20, 2017 9:13PM EST Last Updated Monday, November 20, 2017 9:16PM EST Dozens of youth gathered in Ottawa on Monday to mark National Child Day and to develop Canada’s first “Children’s Charter,” which will be unveiled in Parliament on Wednesday. Sara Austin, who runs the advocacy group Children First Canada, says the charter is needed to draw attention to the fact that children’s rights are not being adequately protected. “Millions of kids in our country are growing up in poverty, experiencing abuse and neglect, andRead More


Section of Decarie Boulevard down to one lane

A water main break has caused the closure of two out of three northbound lanes on Decarie Blvd. between De La Savane and Ferrier streets. According to the Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace borough, crews are working to repair the water main and will have to repave the road as well. It’s expected this portion of Decarie will be down to one lane until Wednesday.  Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC


Birthplace of Dionne quintuplets moved after yearlong grassroots campaign

Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 12:45PM EST The birthplace of the Dionne quintuplets weathered a treacherous trek down the dark, snow-blanketed streets of a northeastern Ontario city on Sunday as it was once again uprooted and hauled to a new location. A handful of supporters gathered before dawn to see the historic log cabin, now split in two and attached to trucks, gingerly wind its way to its new spot in downtown North Bay. The roughly two-kilometre journey took about an hour — less thanRead More


Merkel’s 4th term in doubt as German coalition talks fail – World

Reuters Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday her efforts to form a three-way coalition government had failed, thrusting Germany into a political crisis and pushing Europe’s largest economy closer to a possible new election. The pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) unexpectedly pulled out of more than four weeks of negotiations with Merkel’s conservative bloc and the ecologist Greens, citing irreconcilable differences. The euro hit a two-month low against the yen soon after FDP leader Christian Lindner said on Sunday that his party was withdrawing from the talks as the three would-beRead More


One person was killed in an accident during training at CFB Shilo

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, November 19, 2017 11:08AM EST Last Updated Sunday, November 19, 2017 1:09PM EST OTTAWA – One person is dead after an accident during training exercises at the Canadian Forces base in Shilo, Man. Very little information is available yet about the incident which occurred on the base 35 kilometres east of Brandon, Man. It’s believed a reserve unit from Winnipeg was involved in the training exercise but family notification is still underway and the military will release no further information for now. This is theRead More


9 injured in large fire atop 6-storey NYC apartment building

The Associated Press Published Friday, November 17, 2017 11:02PM EST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 11:05PM EST NEW YORK — A large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building has resulted in nine minor injuries. The fire started Friday afternoon on the Harlem building’s top floor, which was engulfed in flames as thick smoke billowed. The Fire Department of New York says more than 200 firefighters are at the scene. Seven firefighters, a police officer and one other person have suffered minor injuries.Read More


Saskatoon ballet dancer one step closer to professional dream

Cory Coleman, CTV Saskatoon Published Friday, November 17, 2017 7:03PM CST Last Updated Friday, November 17, 2017 7:05PM CST Julia Boyd’s accomplishments as a ballet dancer are going further than the Saskatoon stage. The 13-year-old Saskatoon dancer has been offered a spot at the National Ballet School’s summer audition program and a full scholarship to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School’s summer audition program. Dancing isn’t just a hobby for Boyd, who will be performing in the upcoming Saskatoon production of the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. It’s a way forRead More


Suspects break through wall to steal drugs from pharmacy

Police are searching for the suspects who busted through the wall of a pharmacy and stole prescription drugs. South Simcoe Police says an unknown number of suspects broke into a vacant store next to the Bradford Drug Mart some time over night between Wednesday and Thursday. Once inside, police say the suspect broke through a wall and gained access to the pharmacy. They then accessed a safe and stole narcotics. A quantity of cash was also taken. Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers. Source linkRead More